Call to Worship
Sandy McCloud and Ruthie Deffley give the announcements with Rutie giving details of the upcoming clothing Swap. This is followed by the entering of the Light of Christ & Preparing the Garden of Lent with the symbolism of God the Creator (Marlon Harman)

Dottie Kluttz reads two poems by Kat McIlhagga ... "Lent is not for the Faint Hearted" and "Promise of Spring"

Song of Meditation
Danny Beam Sings the Song "I Need Thee Every Hour" as the Song of Meditation before the Prayers of the People. Warren Heilman played the piano

Prays for the People
Before giving the Prayers for the People, Rev. Grady Mills tells what brought him and his wife Brenda to Asbury Memorial in 2007.

Pre Sermon Announcements
Pre Sermon Announcements from Rev. Billy Hester including information about services for Joel Parks and Jackie Hines, both coming up this Saturday at the church, about the congregational meeting on April 2 in the sanctuary concerning the future state of Asbury then two wedding anniversaries ... Jane & Jerry Timmie, their 53rd and Roger & Diane Amerson, their 55th.

Sermon:"Vines & Branches"
The sermon is based upon the scripture from Luke 13:1-9 ... 'Repent or Perish' and about the fig tree that didn't bear fruit given a second chance. Repent in such a way as to bring heaven on earth. With the current gun violence, how can one repent in such a way, what about common sense gun laws? The fact that we are alive we have been given that 2nd chance; Wha would you do with it today?

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Offertory Music

The Asbury Memorial Choir sings "O Love", anthem by Elaine Hagenberg. Directed by Danny Beam. Piano played by Warren Heilman. (Note: about a third of the choir was out sick)

The Benediction

Rev. Billy Hester gives the Benediction then Cheri Hesters 'signs' to the congregation as they sing "Here I Am Lord"

The worship service bulletin

Rev. Billy Hester
Rev. Richard Allen

Musicians ...
Organ: Kay Deffely
Piano: Ray Ellis / Kay Deffley
Keyboard: Randy Canady

Video Photographer: Patrick Prokop

Sound and Light Technicians

Barry Parker
Chris Kincade
Internet Editor: Patrick Prokop

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